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Researchers seek answers to why we feel sense of commitment

The question of how and when people are willing to make and honour commitments is set to be addressed by a pioneering research from the University of Warwick.

Led by Dr. John Michael from the University’s Department of Philosophy the project, The Sense of Commitment: An Integrative Framework for Modeling the Sense of Commitment , will develop a new framework by which to research our sense of commitment.

Tue 09 Aug 2016, 12:37 | Tags: University of Warwick, Social Sciences, Philosophy

Why do people believe 9/11 was an inside job?

The reasons why some people believe bizarre conspiracy theories are set to be explored in a new project by a philosopher from the University of Warwick. Professor Quassim Cassam has been awarded £250,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to study what he calls ‘intellectual vices’.

Thu 30 Jul 2015, 09:57 | Tags: University of Warwick, Philosophy

Self-awareness not unique to mankind

Humans are unlikely to be the only animal capable of self-awareness, a new study has shown.

Mon 15 Jun 2015, 12:22 | Tags: Research, Philosophy, Psychology

New study to consider the meaning of criminal justice

A researcher at the University of Warwick has been awarded almost £155,000 by The Leverhulme Trust for a three year study into criminal justice theory. Professor Alan Norrie, from Warwick Law School, will primarily examine how and why different types of justice are labelled and how these labels compare with each other.

Fri 09 Jan 2015, 10:45 | Tags: Research, Philosophy, Law

Why We Need Sports Hereos

The 2004 Olympiad sees the return of the Games to their ancient birthplace, having grown into a very different array of sports from the running and wrestling centred disciplines that formed the ancient games.
Fri 27 Aug 2004, 12:03 | Tags: Sport, Philosophy

Fancy something to do at lunch?

Why not engage your mind at the Mead Gallery new series of lunchtime events called Perspectives?
Wed 11 Aug 2004, 09:38 | Tags: Business, Philosophy, University Affairs, Art, History

Kidz Kamp Shortlisted for National Award

Warwick Volunteers' Kidz Kamp project has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

The first National Student Volunteering Awards ceremony will be held at Old Trafford, Manchester on Friday 5th December. Four student volunteers including last year's Kidz Kamp Project Leaders, Ellen Mellors and Kathy Chan, will be attending to find out if Warwick can pick up the top prize!
Thu 05 Aug 2004, 09:08 | Tags: Women, Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology, Community